The Air Force Association’s General Bruce K. Holloway Chapter 367 extended congratulations to the Oak Ridge High School Cyber Patriot Team and mentor Keith Jackson for placing third in the state in the Silver Division and qualifying for the regional round.
The 2016-2017 school year marks the first year Oak Ridge High School has participated as a team in the CyberPatriot program competition. Jackson, Oak Ridge High School computer science instructor, is the mentor. This year, the high schools has a two-person team of Jacob Larose and Noah Hylton.
“We are already recruiting and training for next year,” Jackson said.
CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program, which has a mission to spark the interest of the nation’s youth in the area of cybersecurity and other STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education and career paths.
This press release was submitted by Holly Cross.